Taiwan Clean Energy Project

The Taiwan Clean Energy Project is an endeavour to track the contribution of low-carbon energy sources to Taiwan's overall energy generation mix. Data for this project is sourced from publicly available datasets.

Latest Data

February 2021

The data below shows the energy generated using low-carbon energy sources as a percentage of total energy production. Why this energy mix? Read the FAQ.

Total Clean Energy Generation

17.99%

▲ 1.24% v. Feb. 2020

Wind

0.88%

▼ 0.06% v. Feb. 2020

Solar photovoltaic

2.11%

▼ 0.04% v. Feb. 2020

Hydroelectric

0.95%

▼ 0.23% v. Feb. 2020

Nuclear

14.05%

▲ 1.57% v. Feb. 2020
Historical data.

The data below shows the energy generated using only renewable energy sources as a percentage of total energy production.

Total Renewable Energy Generation

5.59%

▼ 0.23% v. Feb. 2020

Wind

0.88%

▼ 0.06% v. Feb. 2020

Solar photovoltaic

2.11%

▼ 0.04% v. Feb. 2020

Hydroelectric

0.95%

▼ 0.23% v. Feb. 2020

Biomass

0.07%

▲ 0.01% v. Feb. 2020

Waste

1.58%

▲ 0.09% v. Feb. 2020
Historical data.

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News & articles

A collection of news articles & blog posts in English/Chinese about the situation in Taiwan.

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May 15, 2021 | taiwannews.com.tw Offshore wind project seen as key to clean energy gets OK
May 8, 2021 | taipeitimes.com Taiwan, US and Paraguay discuss renewable energy
May 4, 2021 | fitchratings.com Taiwan Drought Highlights Water Stress as Growing Environmental Risk
April 22, 2021 | digitimes.com Green energy to support Taiwan economy, says TIER executive
April 20, 2021 | focustaiwan.tw Greenpeace urges Taiwan to adopt a minimum carbon price of US$35 per tonne

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